1977.11.19 Paris

1977.11.19 Paris

A one-off European show at a two-day festival in the centre of Paris.

Graham
22 Feb
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1977.11.19 Paris

1977.11.19 Paris

On the 19 November 1977 Captain Beefheart and The Magic Band played a gig, Fete du P.S.U, at Le Nouvel Hippodrome, in Paris. This was aRead More

1977 11 Paris – photos

1977 11 Paris – photos

A selection of photographs from the one-off European show in 1977, performed at Le Nouvel Hippodrome in Paris. Copyright held by the photographer, Christophe Guais. UsedRead More

The World of Captain Beefheart @ The City Winery

The World of Captain Beefheart @ The City Winery

Gary Lucas will be presenting another of his Don Van Vliet tribute shows on Monday 22nd January 2018, 8pm at the City Winery, New York City. TheRead More

Captain Mask Replica by Francesco Nunziata

Captain Mask Replica by Francesco Nunziata

A new book about Don’s work looking at his music, words and paintings. Currently only available in Italian. Published by Arcana Edizioni Price: € 25 Year:Read More

Freddy Bannister’s Festivals Box Set

Freddy Bannister’s Festivals Box Set

A huge box full of Beefheart and Zappa memorabilia, CDs and DVDs from Freddy Bannister who promoted many of their 1970s tours and festivals in theRead More

NTS Radio – Beefheart programme

NTS Radio – Beefheart programme

NTS Radio recently broadcast ‘The Magic Behind Beefheart’, an hour long look at Don and the Magic Band’s career by Imogen Eason. A great selection ofRead More

John French ‘Rescue Rooms’ Interview

John French ‘Rescue Rooms’ Interview

As the Magic Band begin their Farewell tour of the UK this excellent interview by John Martin has appeared on the Nottingham cultural website Leftlion toRead More

The World of Captain Beefheart

The World of Captain Beefheart

featuring Nona Hendryx and Gary Lucas interpreting a selection of Beefheart favourites   Sun Zoom Spark My Head Is My Only House Unless It Rains SureRead More

Men & Volts play Captain Beefheart

Men & Volts play Captain Beefheart

A Giraffe is Listening to the Radio is a collection of Beefheart songs recorded in rehearsal and performance during 1979 and 1980. Side A Electricity MoonlightRead More

John French @ Threadgills 2017: Review

John French @ Threadgills 2017: Review

Around July 2017 John French was invited to take part in the Austin Corn Lovers Fiesta in October to celebrate the music of Captain Beefheart withRead More

Beefheart Weekend in Liverpool

Beefheart Weekend in Liverpool

It’s 45 years since Don’s first UK art exhibition at the Bluecoat Gallery in Liverpool and a special weekend of events has been organised to celebrateRead More

Just Got Back From the City

Just Got Back From the City

Song List Obeah Man (1966 Demo) Just Got Back From The City (1966 Demo) I’m Glad (1966 Demo) Triple Combination (1966 Demo) Here I Am IRead More

Steve
26 Sep
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Electricity 1967 – 1968

Electricity 1967 – 1968

Song List Electricity (1968 live) Sure Nuff N Yes I Do (1968 live) Rollin N Tumblin (1968 live) Electricty (1968 live) Yer gonna need somebody onRead More

Steve
23 Sep
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John French in Austin

John French in Austin

John French will be playing a show at Threadgill’s in Austin, TX, October 7th, 2017 as part of the Austin Corn Lovers Fiesta. Here’s what JohnRead More

Look At My Beef Art: Works On Paper By Don Van Vliet

See original article Look At My Beef Art: Works On Paper By Don Van Vliet Adam Lehrer An exhibition at Michael Werner’s New York gallery looksRead More

The World of Captain Beefheart live

The World of Captain Beefheart live

As a teaser for their forthcoming album The World of Captain Beefheart to be released in October Gary Lucas and Nona Hendryx will be performing at Joe’sRead More

OCH at the Fringe

OCH at the Fringe

The excellent Beefheart tribute band Orange Claw Hammer are playing two gigs as part of this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Check them out if you getRead More

The Magic Band Farewell Tour 2017

The Magic Band Farewell Tour 2017

Updated: 6 November 2017 The news we posted a few months back that there would be no more Magic Band tours has, happily, proved to beRead More

Steve
13 Jul
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Art Exhibitions

Art Exhibitions

Updated: 8 July 2017 An exhibition of art by Don is being held at Michael Werner’s New York Gallery. Titled Works on Paper it runs from 13Read More

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